Problem with drum noise. A small reverberation sound. Drum turns but rubbing. I have taken top off and noticed slight movement of drum, front to back. If I apply slight pressure with my knee at the back of the dryer at the axis point of the drum, the sound returns to normal. Any suggestions?
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The pulleys or rollers. Check for cracks, dryness, or damage and not engaging drum properly. Sometimes u can use high density gear grease to re oil/grease them.
The bearings TEST by moving drum by hand u may be able to feel loose or rough movement. And listen to sounds when turning it.
The belt loose or worn can make funny noises
The glides on drum worn and making metal to metal contact.
CHECK FOR LOOSE BELLOES inside the drum
Sometimes an item can get stuck inbetween the drum and the housing and scrape and grind making funny noises, things like coins, bra wire, nails, hair pins, etc sometimes u can just remove the cabinet and observe by turning the drum by hand or looking for scratch or scrape marks on housing.
You have a bad drum bearing. When it heats up the sound goes away slightly. When the drum bearing goes bad it tilts the drum in the front and it is rubbing on the metal front. Check the seal in the front. You could use lub spray but that is only preventing the inedible-replacement. Good luck.
The belt tensioner roller has a flat spot caused by a worn bearing that catches and stops whilet the drum is turning. This causes the flat spot and the noise its making. You can purchase a new roller by itself and do change the belt the same time too
Remove rear cover of washer, remove drum belt,and from front of washer, spin drum by hand.
There should be no noticeable noise.
If you can still hear sqeek, then it could be a drum bearing that is dry or starting to fail. or the drum is rubbing on the front of the door seal
You should be able to detect what it is this way.
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Can be a tensioner pulley with bad bearings or the rear drum bearing is shot. When the rear drum bearing goes bad, the drum drops slightly and starts rubbing and making all sorts of terrible noises. I would not run it like this as the pivot on the rear of the drum that rides in the bearing could be cutting into the support. Not a good thing.
lewis your almost there.the noise is a roller/wheel .unplug unit pop the top remove the frount panels.this will expose the drum.remove the belt and then you will have exposed all the moving parts inspect clean and replace as needed.you can do it yes we can
The most likely cause is the front drum supports. There are 3 or 4 teflon strips (about a half inch wide and 2 inches long) on the top of the front panel that the dryer drum glides on. When these wear down, the drum can scrape on the plastic that holds them or on the metal frame around the door frame. Another possibility is if the drum touches the dryer exhaust vent pipe, most often only if the dryer is vented out the bottom of the dryer and the vent pipe has shifted up just a bit, allowing it to contact a spot on the drum with each revolution.